No one is born being a citizen. You have to be taught what it means. Sonia Sotomayor
Do you want to know who you are?
Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

Thomas Jefferson

Student Projects

The “DEEDS” aspect of Words Into Deeds is the design then implementation of projects that will improve the lives of other persons, in the students’ neighborhood, or region, or globally. Often working in peer groups, and with adult experts as resources, students plan activities to raise awareness then tangible resources in support of their projects.

  • Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association (later the United Farm Workers) demonstrates with students from many schools rallying in Albany, NY, in support of farmworkers’ rights and protections. The event was sponsored in part by NYSUT and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights.